The Art of Time Travel, a book about the written history of Australia, has taken out the 2017 ACT Book of the Year Award at the ACT Writers Centre awards ceremony on Thursday night. Professor of History at the Australian National University, Tom Griffiths, was declared the winner over 30 other entries, with a wide range of genres […]
Happy holidays from Writer's Digest, and welcome to our 12 Days of Books Giveaway! Every day from December 11, 2017 to December 22, 2017, we're giving away a different book from the Writer's Digest shelf. The post Enter the Writer’s Digest 12 Days of Books Giveaway appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
The criticism came swiftly last week after Atlantic magazine published a writer’s account saying that Sen. Al Franken “groped” her in 2009 by putting his hand on her waist during a photo op, “grabbing a handful of flesh” and squeezing at least twice. “I’m...
The Outlander season three finale ends with a thrilling, emotional sequence when Claire, Jamie and young Ian are leaving Jamaica to return to Scotland on the Artemis, but are caught in a hurricane and wind up washing ashore in what will become the United States - Georgia, to be exact. Show More Summary
Designer, maker and writer Hillary Predko's "Kipple Field Notes" is five short essays on the nature of stuff in the 21st century, its relationship to justice, the environment, cities, intergenerational strife, housing, and geopolitics. (more…)
For the Marriott-Starwood combination to succeed, top-tier loyalty program members like our writer must not flee. Here’s what would keep him in the fold.
Editor Tyler Moss takes us on a brief tour of the January 2018 issue of Writer's Digest magazine. The post Have No Fear appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
A Cameroonian-American writer detained as he tried to leave the Central African nation is facing charges over writings critical of its government. Patrice Nganang (GAH'-nahn) is a professor at New … Click to Continue »
Outlander‘s season three finale airs tonight on Starz, and writer/executive producer Matthew B. Roberts? took a minute to praise the stars, Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan, the cast and crew, as well as the fans, on his Twitter account. “To all the cast, crew, & designers (UK & SA) who brought their amazing talents to [...]
James Franco returned to host Saturday Night Live for his fourth time last night, and while the Christmas episode of the season is still a week away, the writers couldn’t help but dig into the holidays a bit for a satisfying episode overall. Show More Summary
Quentin Tarantino wants to direct a Star Trek movie. The catch? It has to be rated R. JJ Abrams is reportedly helping Tarantino find a writer, and will be a producer. Quentin Tarantino has plans to direct a Star Trek movie, and his only...Show More Summary
NBA rumors about a LeBron James to Houston Rockets scenario have taken social media by storm. Could a trio of LeBron James, Chris Paul, and James Harden form the next NBA super team? A report by USA Today writer Sam Amick takes a look...Show More Summary
Hello! I’m Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. As awards season moves along, Times writers Justin Chang and Glenn Whipp sat down to take a reading following the voting of a few critics groups and ahead of Monday’s Golden Globes nominations....
I bookmark articles I think will be useful to myself or to readers. Occasionally, I return to some of these only to find the writer has deleted that particular item. They continue to post daily, but I guess they want their site to reflect well on them, or perhaps they’ve recanted certain perspectives, or perhaps […]
Science has revealed how arbitrary racial categories are. Perhaps medicine will abandon them, too.
The Guardian‘s Max Liu highlights several rising star Asian American authors, including Year in Reading 2017 participant Jenny Zhang. “After years on the peripheries of US fiction and poetry, Asian American authors have stepped into the spotlight during 2017. Show More Summary
VAN magazine has a thoughtful piece from a writer, Ben Miller, whose father was a cellist in the Boston Symphony Orchestra when James Levine was music director. The artcle is titled ‘On Knowing and not Knowing about James Levine’. Sample: When I was 12 years old and James Levine began his tenure as Music Director […]
Journey through the amazing worlds of The Last Jedi with writer/director Rian Johnson The post Worlds of the Last Jedi Featurette Released by Lucasfilm appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
A good general tip for would-be writers in any field is to beware of outlines. If you keep going back to elaborate the outline, instead of getting to work on the first of its listed topics, then the outline has become a substitute for the project, which will never get done. Show More Summary